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Beeches Announces 2013 Program

The show this year will take the Corps in another direction which we hope will push the performers to another level and produce an entertaining show for the Audience and Judges. Beeches have added to their instructors for this season and also taken the decision to move the written book in house, apart from the […]

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37th Kingswood Win BYBA Division 1

The pinnacle of the 2012 season concluded last Sunday with the BYBA National Championships. In Division 1, 37th Kingswood took 1st place followed by East Coast Elite in 2nd place and Beeches PE in 3rd place. The BYBA event was held once again at Keys Park Stadium, Hednesford Town Football Club in Cannock. Derby Midshipmen […]

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New Website For The Cosely Comets

The Coseley Comets have announced the launch of their new website. The new site of the UK based performance ensemble is available at www.thecometsymb.co.uk. The website comes under the direction of the new webmaster, Rosie Downes, their contra bass player, who has been working tirelessly on this new project for weeks now. The Coseley Comets […]

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Beeches Announces 2012 Program

Following on from the successful 2011 season which saw the Beeches Performance Ensemble crowned BYBA Division 2 National Champions, the corps presents ‘Into Your Soul’. The new show is a journey of self discovery into our inner selves. ‘Into Your Soul’ takes us through a journey of finding who we really are inside, and finding […]

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In The News: Coventry Marching Band Gets Top Award At Championships

A MARCHING band from Coventry has walked off with a top award at the British Youth Band Championships. The Spirit of Coventry Drum and Bugle Corps became British Associate Class champions at the event in Cannock which was held at the weekend. The Corps, which has 40 members aged eight to 40, performed their show […]

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BYBA National Championships Move 2011 Venue

The British Youth Band Association has announced that the National Championships will move venue for the 2011 season. While their 2010 Championships in Crewe was a success in terms of continuation due to the extreme weather conditions, it also proved that the smaller stand created a fantastic atmosphere. One other reason for moving in 2011 […]

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BYBA And Olympic Open Weekend

London 2012 have asked for an updated list of bands and their activities happening over Olympic Open Weekend , 22nd – 24th July this year. They now want to create a County by County list. As you know we have branded this ‘Marching for Gold’, and it is a registered Olympic Open Weekend event and […]

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The Company Takes Top Honours At BYBA Show

17th July 2010 saw a very windy Academy Brass Show at the Barnsley Football Club Training Ground, Barnsley in South Yorkshire. The Company took the gold in the Associates, closely followed by Kidsgrove Scouts (2nd place). The Black Knights (3rd) and Cheshire Cadets (4th) concluded the division. With 19 units performing on the day, all […]

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Thurrock Marching Brass To Re-Launch On October 18th 2010

Plans are well underway to bring back to the Marching Band/Drum Corps arena the Band that was admired by so many; The  Thurrock Marching Brass. Aimed at bringing something back for the youth of Thurrock, the effort will see many new youngsters that have never been involved in Marching Bands/Drum Corps before start to enjoy […]

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2010 BYBA Cadence Spectacular Show Report

The Cadence Spectacular Show saw the start of the 2010 British Youth Band Association Competitive Season on Sunday 13th June at the Aldershot Military Stadium. With 9 units performing on the day, all units gave it there all for the first competitive show on the calendar. Division 3 saw the newly formed Nexus Drum & […]

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